West Bengal Tourism, India 2020 (50 Tours & Activities)
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West Bengal, a state in eastern India, situated between the Himalayas and the Bay of Bengal is an iconic state when it comes to tourist destinations. With cultural remnants like the establishments of East India Company in the past, to hill stations like Darjeeling and the happy city of Kolkata, the type of tourist places which exist in West Bengal are a treat to your soul. It is a state rich in diversity and a home to many different civilizations and type of people in a single state. The spectacular landscape of West Bengal is a retreat for you, because it manages to perfectly captivate your souls.

This state will offer you fun, excitement and rejuvenation and if you want to take a break from the hustle and bustle of your daily life, head to one of the many amazing destinations in West Bengal and unwind your soul completely.

Be it with your kids, family or friends, the destinations of West Bengal leave a magical influence on you and you will remember this trip for your lifetime because the plethora of activities you can experience is never ending. So if you plan to visit West Bengal, be ready to experience one of the most mesmerizing holidays of your life.


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"One of the best experience in my life till date. Sandakhphu trek had mesmerizing views and sceneries. Enjoyed like hell. Its great for beginners. So beautiful, so ecstatic, so adventurous. Trekking guide especially DK sir was so helpful and patient. Loved his songs. Food was great all the way. I would definitely recommend for everyone to try once in a lifeime. "
29 March 2016
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Dzongri Goechala Trek in Sikkim is one of the best treks in the town. It had been a great trek. I had a lovely time there. It was awesome. I loved it totally. One should definitely try this to know how it had been. It was definitely a nice and fun trek.
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"Overall a good trek. The Himalayan Trekker guide, Arpan, was very friendly and helpful. I would definitely recommend it for beginners. Seasoned trekkers might find it a bit easy."
Trip to sundarban with sundarban from kolkata was incredible and head off into the jungle rendezvous with biggest mangrove in the universe.I visited with here with my friend, we enjoyed the hospitality and service.
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I booked the Darjeeling package from delhi and I am thankful to the entire team of Thrillophilia for making this trip so memorable. We enjoyed both the locations equally and my favorite is the winding road leading to Darjeeling and the beautiful Kanchenjunga point.
Trip to Sundarbans with Thrillophilia tour was incredible and head off into the jungle rendezvous with biggest mangrove in the universe. They served us the fresh hot food all the time even on the boat during safari and taste was also good
Its paradise for nature lovers and who seeks silence, its small town and great for jungle trekkers too. The Buddhist Monastery and the natural beauty will give you charms of mind.
This was the first time we have booked through thrillophilia & planned a trip from Kolkata, Absolutely amazing experience would love to plan some more trips with you
I visited Sundarban for 1 Night 2 Days and it was a mesmerzing trip and we spot the Royal Bengal Tiger, wild boars, crocodiles, spotted deers.
Me and my family always wanted to visit Sundarban and we had a very pleasant stay there. Our experience is very good. Their food was very good. Hospitality awesome. Will recommend to everyone.

People Also Ask About West Bengal

  1. Travel advice:

    • West Bengal is a place crowded with tourists and hence, you should book your stay and travel facilities in advance.
    • The number of people scamming tourists is comparatively high in West Bengal and hence, you should refrain from speaking to strangers.
    • While touring in the mountainous regions, you should take care of not going on trek routes, which are not specified as you might have chances to get lost.
    • Carry all types of weather clothes as at every destination, the weather might change drastically.
    • Book your tour packages from authorized tourist agencies and pay only after you attain a receipt for it.

  2. Drinking laws

    The legal age to consume all types of alcoholic drinks in the state of West Bengal is 21 years.


  3. Our Recommendations: What You Can’t Afford To Miss?

    Darjeeling

    Darjeeling is one of the most famous holiday destinations not only in West Bengal, but in India. The place nestles in snow-clad mountains against the backdrop of the stunning Himalayas, making it a heaven of earth. The land is colorful with green tea plantations, red and white flowers blooming all over, birds singing around while you have the scenic views in front of your eyes.


    Siliguri

    Siliguri is another picturesque destination that gives the tourists a spectacular views of the Himalayas. It is famous for production of tea and timber and while you stroll among the tea gardens smelling the mellow fragrance of fresh tea against the backdrop of snow-clad mountains and thick forests on the foothills, you will experience some of the best times of your life.


    Hooghly

    Hooghly is a very interesting place and it has many reasons for it. Considered as a sacred place because Sri Ramakrishna Paramahansa and Sarada Devi stayed here for many reasons. This place is also of historic significance as it bears influence of the French, Dutch and Portuguese. The Chandannagar Museum and Srirampore are two main tourist destinations of this place.


    Kalimpong

    Kalimpong is a hill station located in the lower Himalayas, at an altitude of 1250 meter. This place offers breathtaking views of the Himalayas and if you want to get away from the overcrowded tourists destinations, this place is a must visit for you, It is also famous for the traditional handicrafts and beautiful flower sanctuaries.


    Cooch Behar

    Cooch Behar is located in the north-eastern part of West Bengal and is famous for the rich influences from the Mughal Era. It has got many beautiful ancient monuments and is also famous for the huge water body it houses. Some of the most important sight-seeing destinations here are the Cooch Behar Palace, Chilapara Forest Range and Rasik Bil.


    Barrackpore

    Barrackpore is a land which is packed with natural beauty as well as of high historical importance too. This place has a lot of influence of history from the pre-independence era because it was a place of origin to a lot of freedom fights. The places to visit here are Mangal Pandey Park, Gandhi Museum and Jawaharkunja Garden.


    Sundarbans National Park

    The Sundarban National Park is a Tiger Reserve and Biosphere Reserve in West Bengal. It is a part of the Ganges Delta and adjacent to the Sundarban Reserve in Bangladesh. It is a home to the Royal Bengal tigers who rule the Mangrove forests and also houses some of the most exotic species of birds, reptiles and invertebrates.


    Kolkata

    Last but not the least, Kolkata, the capital city of West Bengal is known as the happiest city in India. With many British Raj Buildings and heritage constructions, this place has a lot to offer. The best time to visit Kolkata is during Durga Puja, and the must-see places are Victoria Memorial, Park Street and the street culture of Kolkata in general.


  4. What you will like here?

    Art and Culture

    West Bengal is a place rich in art and culture. Every city has some different art forms and traditions to reflect and the array of unique and different forms of art, culture, folk-lore and traditions will take you in a magical land.


    Sea-food Delicacies

    West Bengal is famous for sea-food delicacies all over India. There are many restaurants in Kolkata, especially on the park street, where you can enjoy delicious fish and other sea-food delicacies cooked with authentic perfection. The street food and sweets of West Bengal, especially in Kolkata is also worth relishing.


    Shopping

    You will get shopping options silk sarees, block print fabric, Bengali Sweets, local handicrafts and jewelry in Bengal. There are many famous shops which offer these things specially, and you can satisfy the shopaholic inside you with these things to buy.


    Co-existence of cultures

    While some of the places in West Bengal are developed and urbanized cities, the other part is rural and laid-back. Every place here has a different culture and yet, these exist with co-operation and harmony with one other. This plethora of different cultures will really impress you.


    Natural beauty

    With the Himalayas on one side and the Bay of Bengal on the other side, West Bengal is nothing less than a paradise when it comes to natural beauty. You will witness snow-clad mountains and beaches in the same state, which is nothing less than a wonder.


  5. Recommended Reads For The Destination

    Website

    West Bengal Tourism

    Forum

    Trip Advisor Travel Forum


    Books

    West Bengal: Map Book


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